[Cosmo] [Proposal] Place holder Scooby logo

Priscilla Chung priscilla at osafoundation.org
Tue Feb 28 11:00:21 PST 2006


I'm sorry I forgot to cc: this to the cosmo list yesterday. Please  
start reading at the bottom of the thread about options for a place  
holder Scooby logo and respond back to the design list. Thanks, - 
Priscilla

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On Feb 27, 2006, at 1:15 PM, Matthew Eernisse wrote:

> Scooby is the code name of the project. The question of trademark is a
> separate discussion, as we have the name 'Scooby' all over the place
> now. Making it a graphical logo instead of text makes no difference at
> this point (unless we were to something silly like copy the logo).
>
> Priscilla, I vote for option one below as the least time-consuming.
> Replacing the current Cosmo logo everywhere now if we're going to  
> do it
> again as part of an actual branding strategy would be kind of  
> annoying.
>
> But in the end I don't really care as long as there's some sort of
> graphic for our project page.
>
> Priscilla, would you like me to send you the PS file for the large  
> Cosmo
> logo?
>
>
> Matthew
>
>
> On Mon, 2006-02-27 at 15:52 -0500, Joseph T. Galietto wrote:
>>  Before you do a logo, has anyone checked if the "Scooby" name will
>> conflict with trademarks associated with the "Archie Comics"
>> character?  Better to find this out now than after a product release
>> or even a logo.
>>
>> Joe
>>
>>
>> *************************
>> Joseph T. Galietto
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: design-bounces at osafoundation.org
>> [mailto:design-bounces at osafoundation.org] On Behalf Of Priscilla  
>> Chung
>> Sent: Monday, February 27, 2006 3:15 PM
>> To: design at osafoundation.org
>> Cc: Mimi Yin; scooby at osafoundation.org
>> Subject: [Design] [Proposal] Place holder Scooby logo
>>
>> It has come to my attention there is a need for a place hold Scooby
>> logo until a more comprehensive branding effort gets underway for the
>> full product suite, ie. OSAF, Chandler, Cosmo, Scooby ecosystem.
>>
>> Reasons for having a place holder Scooby logo:
>> 1. Indicate that the Scooby project is indeed a real project.
>> 2. Scooby team morale.
>>
>> I'd like to present the logo as "take it" or "leave it" process. I
>> will propose a logo design and we will vote to either "take it" or
>> leave Scooby and Cosmo as is: Scooby with a text-only "logo" and  
>> Cosmo
>> with the existing logo. There will be no revisions for this place
>> holder logo.
>>
>> The "take it or leave it" approach is to meet immediate needs in a  
>> low
>> impact way. That said, everyone at OSAF recognizes that this is  
>> only a
>> temporary design solution.
>>
>> So here are the options as to what we can do in the mean time:
>>
>> 1. Create Scooby logo identical to the Cosmo logo (see attached), so
>> there is at least some consistency within the two projects Cosmo &
>> Scooby.
>> + The SWAG for creating one logo: one week time.
>>
>> OR
>>
>> 2. Create a new log for both Cosmo and Scooby.
>> + The SWAG for creating two logos: two weeks time.
>>
>> OR
>>
>> 3. Keep Scooby without a logo. Keep the existing Cosmo logo as is. No
>> new logos until branding project is kicked off.
>>
>> Without having to receive duplicate emails, please respond to  
>> 'design'
>> list only please!!!
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